Buzzwords are frequently used in news media. These are words that do not typically occur in everyday speech, but are common among newscasters, talking heads, and pundits on cable news.

These ‘news words’ are accepted by audiences for their implied meaning. But often loaded words are misused or used out of context. The actual definitions can be different than what is implied.

Newswordy is a growing collection of these words, updated every weekday. Along with each word is a definition, a quote with its use (or misuse) in the media, and a news and Twitter feed on the subject.

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1. A flock of geese; 2. A disorderly or noisy group of people.

This is already Rep. Paul Ryan’s convention, an admiring deep-red gaggle at which he has been regularly compared to Republican icons such as Jack Kemp, Ronald Reagan and Abraham Lincoln.

David A. Fahrenthold & Felicia Sonmez, Washington Post